Published July 31, 2008
BY FELECIA FONSECA
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Albuquerque, New Mexico (AP) A tribal officer walking around the two-bedroom home in Many Farms on the Navajo Nation spotted 12 boxes of malt liquor stacked in the closet. Around the corner in the living room, there were three empty boxes.
It’s illegal to sell or drink alcohol on the reservation, but tribal officials say that doesn’t stop bootleggers from setting up shop and selling alcohol at highly inflated prices to tribal members. (more…)